Moment of Danger
The tide is being sucked out. The ‘Tsunami’ of fracking in the UK is about to begin. There are presently applications for exploratory wells in Broadfield Bridge, West Sussex, Bramleymoor Lane at Marsh Lane in Derbyshire and Common Road, Harthill in Derbyshire. Applications for exploratory wells are inextricably linked to future plans for hydraulic fracking…Read More
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1 Left Week to Save the Cotswolds
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A Week to SAVE the Cotswolds.
In case you haven’t noticed this and the previous Government has steadily worked away at changing all the laws that act as a check and balance against permanent damage to our environment and countryside. A powerful oil and gas industry that has the Government’s ears by the over influential lobby system means is about to…Read More
Government’s Fracking Bribe!
The Government has realised local resistance to fracking will prevent it happening. People are being empowered in the knowledge that such local action does have an effect. Fracking requires large amounts of investment to take place. The Government as always wants to do this on the cheap whilst trying to gain any economic benefit. To…Read More
Gloucestershire Echo Article
What is fracking and why should I care about what happens in far off Lancashire or Yorkshire? Fracking is the means of extracting the last few drops of oil/gas from ‘barrel’ Earth. Fracking uses a lot of resources to produce the oil/gas, but because the price for this commodity is high it becomes economically viable…Read More
Frack Free Bake Off!
Watch the video to see what happened when Emma and Sophie Thompson held a Bake Off inspired protest at a site that’s been earmarked for fracking in Lancashire.Read More
TTIP Potential Fracking Threat
The Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a potential threat to us with regards to fracking. With many American based fracking companies likely to be involved in the exploitation of our potential shale gas, this agreement, if ratified, would mean that fracking would become almost certain due to the heavy financial penalties of not fulfilling…Read More
Cuadrilla Appealing Against Local Decision
The well publicised decision by Lancashire County Councillors to reject plans by Fracking company Cuadrilla to sink two exploratory fracking wells in the county have been challenged by the company in question. Given a Prime Minister that espouses local democracy and respect for the opinions of local people in making local decisions, there should be…Read More
MPs Vote for a Temporary Ban on Fracking
Here’s the list of MPs who voted for a fracking moratorium – or temporary ban on fracking – during the Third Reading debate of the Infrastructure Bill. 52 MPs voted in favour of a fracking ban, but 308 voted against, so fracking will happen. Most Labour MPs abstained – which means they didn’t vote either…Read More